A complex orbit

Gupta, D., Hemmant, B. and Marshall, T. (2008) A complex orbit. Orbit, 27 (4). pp. 297-299. ISSN 0167-6830

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Abstract

Wegener's Granulomatosis (WG) in its limited form can be a challenging diagnosis. ANCA, radiological investigations and histology should be interpreted in light of clinical findings. A delay in diagnosis can have profound visual consequences. Immunosuppressive therapy and co-morbidities can mask signs of orbital sepsis. A low threshold for further exploration and biopsy should be maintained if an orbital abscess is suspected. This report describes a complex case of WG that illustrates the diagnostic and therapeutic challenges inherent in this form of orbital inflammatory disease.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: abscess,immunosuppression,wegener's granulomatosis
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Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2022 13:30
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2022 13:30
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/82939
DOI: 10.1080/01676830802222738

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